The same people who brought us prop 8 are the people who brought us
yes on ballot intiative 1. Their campaign was also centerd on that if gay marrige remained legal that it would be taught in schools. As well as support from all over the country from anti-gay organizations like NOM, who produced that really funny and easily spuffed commercial.
I think that its not only waiting for the younger generation to grow up, but also constantly countering the deliberate lies. I liked Harvey Milk's idea, The more people know us and our stories and who really are the more difficult it becomes to discriminate. Most of these people who hate us do not know us on a personal level, we are just those people, not human beings with families, friends, jobs or that we are apart of their community.
Here in New Mexico, it took 12 years to pass an anti job discrimation bill that included sexual orientation and gender identity, it did eventually pass. The domestic partnership bill hasn't passed yet, but I know its just a matter of time.Things do change, even if they are slow. I will fight hard hard and pick my battles. and every victory no matter how small is still a victory. There are still five other states that have legalized Same sex marriage.
Yahoo News = Fox News?
The first step toward change is awareness.
The second step is acceptance.
-- A fortune cookie that I once ate.